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Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
-term elections killing off hopes of a third term. [gunfire] emergency talks with the u.n. after renewed fighting between government forces and m 23 rebels in the eastern democratic part of congo. they pray for a return home 65 years after being forced out. ♪ the u.n. arab league arrived for talks with the syrian government planned in geneva next month and he has been touring the region in the past week talking to all sides involved in the conflict and been to countries that support it like turkey and kanta and talks with groups against fighting with the government and met iran's new president who is a supporter in the region telling him the country's presence is vital for the geneva talks to succeed. and let's bring bill joining us live from beirut and i understand he drove from beirut to damascus and he is there, what is he going to do? >> well, he is due to meet with the syrian president bashir assad and foreign minister and this will be a very difficult mission, as difficult as it was in the past simply because the positions on either side have not changed much. the opposition still says it
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. congo and the u.n. have consistently accused rwanda and uganda of supporting the rebels, although both of those countries deny it. in the recent days in the fighting when the m 23, it looks like they haven't been getting much support at all because the congolese army has just taken one town after the next. it was originally quite some heavy fighting, but it looks like the m 23 just got weaker and weaker. as we move forward today with government soldiers several times we came under fire but it was only fire of light weapons and m 23 was armed to the teeth with mortars and rockets. today they didn't have any of those kinds of weapons left, it seems. just some rifles and machine guns. >> to syria now where the red cross has brokered a deal to allow some people to leave a besieged suburb. the area is surrounded by government forces and thousands face starvation. the u.n. said there are still a million people trapped without aid across the country. >> reporter: this is a rare movement of relief and cooperation between regime forces, rebel groups and aid workers. some 1800 syrians have been
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00am EST
peacekeeping forces have been helping the government fight m23. the u.n. has not managed to stop atrocities. they'll find out what happened. >> translation: we know that bodies have been found in the area. it has been controlled by the m23 for one year, and he has been taken by the army a few days ago. >> on the u.n. side we are forming a team. from the results we'll tell you what we discovered. >> the government says it's investigating too. war crimes are common in congo's conflict. the full story may never be uncovered. . >>> in northern yemen more heavy fighting a being reported as shia muslim rebels attack a stronghold. a tribal leader says 100 people have been killed in fighting around damaj. ambulances can't get to the town to treat civilian casualties. we have this report from sanneh. >> this is the only video we have of the latest fighting in the town of damaj. it's a stronghold for muslim conservatives - the salafi. they have been shelled by shia houthi rebels. the houthi say it's home to religious conservative parties. >> translation: these are foreign extreme its who consider us
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
reign down on the u.n. syria envoy says opposition and government must be represented at peace talks. first thailand's lower house part of the amnesty bill that may give the prime minister a way back and. >> can you get off my driveway? can you please get off my driveway? >> reporter: toronto mayor under pressure with a video showing him smoking crack cocaine. >> no reason to resign. ♪ we begin with an exclusive report from mali, a poor country in west africa that in the past year have seen fighters and rebels, right now in the capitol politicians are beginning talks on how to stabilize the north, but that maybe a vain hope and rebels tell us they will resume attacks on the army if it continues what it calls ethnic cleansing in an area they hope to turn into an independent state. our reporter mohamed went to meet them. >> it's a source of deep anger among the rebels. civilians crossing the border almost every week with wounds and stories of killing by the mali army. they tell al jazeera how they spent days in chains being beaten and verbally abused. they say soldiers arrested them
Nov 4, 2013 7:00am EST
are engaged with sri lanka in advancing all the causes have on human rights issues. --what about the u.n. coal call, what you think of that? >> we do not have a position on something that is not practical. >> you are the guardian of the commonwealth principles and you on the unitedview nations saying that there should >> weredible allegation? are engaged in advancing the cause of human rights but have little to show for it. >> tell me one thing that you can show for all of the engagement you have been having? >> we have the human rights commission. with the human rights commission also we have the two- byr plan on torture institutions for the commonwealth experience. the strengthening of the human rights commission itself is something that we are doing you have tohe end make progress in terms of what national institutions do. this is what we are concentrating on. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. them major first for annual music awards show, sign of the power of the internet, for the first time youtube has hosted and streamed a live performance show from singers like lady gaga, em
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
chat rooms. the u.n. and fbi claim that at any one time there are around three quarters of a million people looking for online sex with children. this is ngo not about entrapment but telling the world how easy it is to find pedophiles online. >> they volunteer everything they gave to us they volunteered. and our main concern our main worry is that the same will happen to this phenomenon that has happened to child pornography. a million billion dollar industry, to criminal gangs and the fbi say they have lost the war. >> filtered on to local authorities. the victims may be in the philippines but this ngo says the perpetrators are all over the world and it will take international efforts to stop them. al jazeera amsterdam. >>> the latest from europe but now back to david in dacca. >> the suspects are somali nationals accused of being in kenya illegally. represented by a lawyer, and the me is not guilty. and the plea is not guilty. >> armed group boca haran, at least 70 people have been killed in three separate attacks. in the lathest strike at least 27 people were shot dead and 300 hom
Nov 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of variety of groups are active in various places. observers into things to breaking in the u n mediator in syria have estimated that there are more than six hundred groups each with more than fifty scientists and some of them have substantially mole ten to fifteen thousand girls each group is battling every team but they lack a clear goal beyond that. someone a free syria. this helps or an islamic caliphate. infighting among the rebels are broken long ago i and its dislike of unity to play straight into the regime's hands. ok when the ball in the target server he is president of doctors without borders germany and talk read you just got back from it. i'm helping patients on the borders on in iraq as well as lebanon you were telling me what are the conditions they are right now in terms of treating people magically. but it's a very difficult situation that we've been setting up of ten ride at the ball. and the iraqi side of the border and we have seen more than eight hundred patients in the full weeks i've been there and we've seen thousand patients all summer for sg coming soon. i'm off
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
missiles and counterterrorism support. >> germany and brazil are asking the u.n. to adopt a resolution ending electronic spying. the move comes after the u.s. was accused of spying on the data of those countries. the resolution is expected to be voted on later this month. >> n.s.a. leader edward snowden is speaking up and reaching out. the germans are interested in bringing him to berlin if he tells them about the surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel. >> david chater reports from moscow. >> edward snowden shows every sign of going native. the snapshot showing him enjoying a river cruise in moscow. he held a meeting with an mp from the green party. he said their discussions were revealing. at a press conference the mp said edward snowden would about willing to go germany as a witness to the bugging of angela merkel's phone by the u.s. >> translation: he told me he could imagine coming to germany if it was clear he could remain here in safety. this means granting free passage and asylum. the interior minister could offer this and fulfil the moral obligation to help him. >> it
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
that the country could be sliding back into a state of civil war. the u.n. just out with figure this is morning in fact for last month, the most of october. 852 iraqi civilians, died in october as a result of this violence. 5,000 according to some estimates have died since april when it spiked upwards, this violence. who is responsible? echoed by the white house put it squarely at the feet of al-qaeda. al-qaeda using areas of syria in its control of a staging ground to execute these attacks into iraq. however, there are many, including that group of senators and many policy experts around town. part of it is sectarian violence of the sort that has plagued iraq, and the senators that i was talking about hold maliki responsible. now maliki is here asking for a couple of things. principally aid in the form of munitions and weapons systems. apache helicopters first and foremost. the president seems disposed to grant that request. this is a two-hour meeting now going on in the west wing. we a may hear from these two leaders, and how they are disposed towards that maliki request, as well as aid and g
Nov 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
in years. the u.n. envoy to iraq called it an accelerated surge in violence. an ache will ration the syrian civil war has helped fuel, blurring battle lines as al qaeda expanded its iraq operation into syria over the summer. >> and iraqi prime minister al malaki has laid the blame for the resurgence of al qaeda due to what is happening in neighboring syria. but really stabilizing iraq is going to take a political discourse that it would seem at this stage neither he nor the other key players inside have an appetite for. so the challenges are very multilayered, multifacetted because at the end of the day, with or without the war in syria, iraq was already on a downward spiral, michael. >> briefly, you know the place, as well anyone. what, if anything, can the u.s. do? even if they help? when you talk about the blood and treasure that the u.s. expended in iraq, it doesn't have that much regional influence there anymore. there's sort of or else from the u.s. is carries pretty much little weight in the region in general these days. >>. >> exactly. and when it comes to iraq, the governm
Nov 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
't have time to make a new portrait so they took an old picture of the u.n. secretary- general and pasted it against the background of tropical trees and african landscapes that had been intended for lumumba. you can now buy the portrait of lumumba on the cover of time that never got to the cover of time. >> can you also see the cover and see the background? >> absolutely. it is quite incongruous. he should have been portray trade against a very different background. you've got the background of of thisbut the picture scandinavian diplomat. >> you point out in your book that ho chi minh was in new york and worked in new york as a pastry chef for a while. here is some video of him. i want you to put him in context. is of the blood sweat and tears school. you don't fight a revolution for without being of the blood sweat and tears school. they are much more competent than that. i am very much afraid that if ho chi minh were to make up his mind, that this is the war to see through, then he might be the man to see it through. a shrewd communist revolutionary. itsunited states it clear willingn
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am EST
the n.s.a. this time it involves spying on u.n. secretary ban ki-moon. the "new york times" says the intelligence agencies intercepted talking points prior to moon's visit to president obama last april. the disclosure was considered an operational highlight in a top-secret report. the white house is not commenting on the article. there are reports that the administration ordered an end to surveillance of the organization. >> pakistan is re-evaluating relationships with the u.s. after the drone strike killed a top level ofcial. hakimullah mehsud was buried secretly. pakistan's ministers denounced the killing saying it sabotaged peace talks. >> efforts have been ambushed. it was not a fire from the front. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> some lawmakers went as farce as to demand u.s. supply lines into afghanistan be stopped. >> authorities filed murder charges against a man they say opened fire inside terminal 3 inside los angeles airport. officials say the shooter ignored ticket and baggage handlers, but was intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. brian rooney
Oct 28, 2013 12:30am EDT
together quickly -- fairly quickly to the surprise of many people a set of deals with u.n. resolution which is now being implemented. to me this opens the door to a number of opportunities. i will quickly sketch them out. certainly we have worked together, and steve might mention this, in cooperative threat reduction on cooperation in the destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles. that experience, i think, can parlay itself into some very useful technical cooperation in this process. i think the u.s. will probably not want to send people to syria. the president said no boots on the ground, although this is the -- this is different than the use of force in a military attack mode. nevertheless, i think we should cooperate to the greatest extent possible in our common technical approach to the area. secondly, if it is necessary, and i believe in some cases it will be, particularly if some weapons will be transported out for destruction, we have a cease-fire. my own view is a cease-fire is an important step if it can be implemented and maintained. it is, indeed, a significant step that could b
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am EST
. >>> in saudi arabia, trying to patch up damaged relationship. >>> and n.a.t.o. supply root face disruption in pakistan in threat of retaliation of u.s. drone strike. i'm in london with the top stories from europe. including the picasso and the thief. now some of the masterpieces looted by the nazi are discovered in a flat in munich. from this to this. the british police hunt for a suspect who escaped disguised in a burka. >>> the trial of egypt's deposed president mohammed morsi has been adjourned in january. he and other muslim brotherhood leaders arrived to face charges. but it was chaos from the beginning. the start of the trial was delayed, resumed, and adjourned all with mohammed morsi refusing to recognize the court's legitimately. in the rally outside of the trial several people have about arrested, and there have been protests outside of cairo's supreme constitutional court and high court. and here is dominick cane now with how monday's events unfolded. >> supporters of deposed president mohammed morsi outside of the police academy where the former leader is on trial. they say he w
Nov 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
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